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us: Porsche, Ferdinand, 1875-1951

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    • us: Porushe, Ferudinanto, 1875-1951
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1875-09-03
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1951-01-30
    • Birth Place

        (lcsh) Bohemia (Czech Republic)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Stuttgart (Germany)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Austro Daimler (Firm)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Volkswagenwerk
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Porsche A.G.
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Motor vehicles--Design and construction
          (lcsh) Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei--Membership
        • Occupation

            (naf) Engineers
        • Additonal Related Forms

          • us: Porsche A.G.
        • Sources

          • found: Quint, H. A. Porsche: der Weg eines Zeitalters, 1951.
          • found: Supōtsu kā no bigaku, c1990: t.p. (in subtitle: Ferudinanto Porushe [in Japanese])
          • found: Union LIst of Artist Names in VIAF, 29 December 2015 (access point: Porsche, Ferdinand, German industrial designer, 1875-1951)
          • found: Wikipedia, 29 December 2015: Ferdinand Porsche entry (Ferdinand Porsche (3 September 1875-30 January 1951) was an automotive engineer and founder of the Porsche car company. He is best known for creating the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle (Lohner-Porsche), the Volkswagen Beetle, the Mercedes-Benz SS/SSK, several other important developments and Porsche automobiles. In addition, Porsche designed the 1923 Benz Tropfenwagen, which was the first racing car with a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive layout. Porsche was an important contributor to the German war effort during World War II. He was involved in the production of advanced tanks such as the Tiger I, Tiger II, Elefant, and Panzer VIII Maus, as well as other weapon systems, including the V-1 flying bombs.) {}
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